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“Average Americans don’t have a clue what military families go through”
—Kenneth Fisher, CEO, Fisher House Foundation

Reading list for Veterans


Practical titles

  • Go  Barron's ASVAB: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery by Terry L. Duran
  • Go  Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents, and Survivors 2013
  • Go  Financial Aid for Veterans, Military Personnel, and Their Families, 2012-2014: a Listing of Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants-in-Aid, and Other Sources of Free Money Available Primarily or Exclusively to Veterans, Military Personnel and Their Family Members, Gail A. Schlachter and R. D. Weber
  • Go  What Every Veteran Should Know: Veterans Benefits 2014, Veterans Information Service

Best sellers, memoirs, personal stories, more

  • Go  Medal of Honor: A Vietnam Warrior's Story by Roy P. Benavidez and John R. Craig
  • Go  The Last Stand of Fox Company: a True Story of U.S. Marines in Combat by Bob Drury and Thomas Clavin
  • Go  Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty by Peter Collier and Nick Del Calzo
  • Go  Hispanic Military Heroes by Virgil Fernandez
  • Go  The Good Soldiers by David Finkel
  • Go  Thank You for Your Service by David Finkel
  • Go  The Forgotten 500: the Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II by Gregory A. Freeman
  • Go  Team of Rivals: the Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Go  Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
  • Go  Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq by Kirsten A. Holmstedt
  • Go  A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II by Adam Makos and Larry Alexander
  • Go  Eyes on Target: Inside Stories from the Brotherhood of the U.S. Navy Seals by Scott McEwen and Richard Miniter
  • Go  One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine by Nathaniel C. Fick
  • Go  The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier’s Education by Craig Mullaney
  • Go  War by Sebastian Junger
  • Go  The Forever War by Dexter Filkins
  • Go  The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore
  • Go  We Were Soldiers Once and Young: Ia Drang, the Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam by Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway
  • Go  No Easy Day: The Autobiography of a Navy SEAL: the Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden by Mark Owen and Kevin Maurer
  • Go  Brothers Forever: the Enduring Bond between a Marine and a Navy Seal That Transcended Their Ultimate Sacrifice by Tom Sileo
  • Go  No Greater Love: the Lives and Times of Hispanic Soldiers by Freddie Valenzuela and Jason Lemons
  • Go  Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan by Doug Stanton
  • Go  Joker One: A Marine Platoon’s Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood by Donovan Campbell
  • Go  Uncommon Valor: the Medal of Honor and the Six Warriors Who Earned It in Afghanistan and Iraq by Dwight J. Zimmerman and John Gresham
  • Go  The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
  • Go  The Warrior Ethos by Steven Pressfield
  • Go  Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown by Eric Blehm
  • Go  Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson
  • Go  Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines’ Finest Hour in Vietnam by Gregg Jones